Today, Apple has released the first beta of its upcoming iOS 16.6, iPadOS 16.6, macOS 13.5, watchOS 9.6, and tvOS 16.6 updates to developers. The latest beta is available for all registered developers for free and can be downloaded on all compatible devices. Scroll down to read more details on what iOS 16.6 beta 1 has to offer.
Apple has released iOS 16.6, iPadOS 16.6, macOS 13.5, watchOS 9.6, and tvOS 16.6 beta 1 to developers for testing
Apple has released iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6 beta 1 to developers. If you are a developer and have a registered account, you can download the latest build right now. To download the latest beta, all you have to do is head over to the stock Settings app on your iPhone and heaver to General. Once you do that, tap on General > Software Update and then tap on Beta Updates. Toggle on "Beta Updates" and you will receive the latest developer beta on your iPhone and iPad. Make sure that your Apple ID is linked to the developer account.
Apart from iOS 16.6, Apple has also seeded beta 1 of its forthcoming macOS 13.5 update to developers. The latest beta update can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center. You have to install an appropriate configuration profile after which you can head over to the Software Update section in System Settings. Apple has yet to implement an iOS-like method to install beta updates without a configuration profile for macOS.
Apple has also released watchOS 9.6 alongside iOS 16.6 beta 1, allowing developers to tinker with the latest build and report bugs and issues before the final release, Simply download the compatible configuration profile from the Developer Center and heard over to the dedicated Apple Watch app on your iPhone, Tap on General > Software Update and follow the on-screen instructions to download the latest build. Make sure that your Apple Watch follows the required prerequisites to install updates.
Lastly, Apple has released tvOS 16.6 beta 1 to developers as well. If you are a developer and want to check out the latest build for yourself, you can install the latest beta profile using Xcode. This is all there is to it, Take note that it is too early to speculate what new features Apple has added to the mix for all updates. We will wait for the developers to test the latest builds and offer their feedback.
Potentially, iOS 16.6 will be released at or after the company's WWDC 2023 event where the company will announce its latest iOS 17, watchOS 10, and other updates. This is all there is to it, folks. We will keep you guys updated on the latest, so be sure to stick around, Also, share your thoughts in the comments.